I always said if you can’t shoot heroin and you can’t rob banks anymore, what do you do for fun?
— Mark Hughes
Straddling the line of autobiographic exposition and stand-up comedy, Time Served takes a long, hard look at one man’s life lived on the margins in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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New podcast shines light on some of life’s darkness
Stand-up comedian and Vancouver native Mark Hughes has made a name for himself with his offensive material—he’s seen the world in an offbeat way for a long time, getting into trouble at a young age for blurting out inappropriate comments.
Mark Hughes CBC News Network Interview
How an ex-con became a stand-up guy. Comic Mark Hughes finds humour in his journey from prison to the stage.
– VANCOUVER COURIER
From jail to the stage: why an ex-con is performing stand-up comedy. 'It's like coming from a country that's radically different,' says former addict, bank robber.
– CBC "ON THE COAST" ARTICLE & INTERVIEW →
Inspired by pop-up injection sites, Mark B. Hughes will host comedy fundraiser
– THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT
Tragedy + Time Served = Comedy — Starting From Scratch
– PLANK MAGAZINE →
Combatting fentanyl epidemic with comedy. Vancouver comic set to host his second comedy show benefitting the Overdose Prevention Society.
– VANCOUVER COURIER →
Laughter Takes The Edge Off: How Comedy Is Helping Fight Vancouver's Opioid Crisis.
– DAILY VICE